- Published: Monday, 20 October 2008 03:24
The Carer Allowance is a tax-free income supplement from Centrelink of $123.50 per fortnight to help carers with the costs of caring. To be eligible, you must not be receiving wages for providing this care. This Fact Sheet contains information on who can apply, the conditions of receiving the Carer Allowance, and how to apply to Centrelink. It has been prepared with assistance from Centrelink and the Welfare Rights Centre.